Philosophy of Health

We strongly believe that “Health and Wellness” is a vital component of our programming. It’s important to be happy, healthy and active at every stage of life.

Quality of Care

Our team works diligently to improve the physical and mental well-being of clients, providing quality care while maintaining a level of independence. We also offer support for families, caregiver support groups, participant advocacy and discharge planning.


The always-changing menus prove that balanced diets can indeed be delicious through the use of fresh, seasonal ingredients. We serve two healthy meals a day, plus snacks.


We offer activities designed to promote self-esteem, independence and dignity. Participants enjoy community outings, entertainment, creative music programming, dance and art, gardening, massage and Tai Chi, cooking groups, games, strength training, holiday celebrations – and more.

On-site Support

A key advantage of the Center are our lab and x-ray capabilities. Medication monitoring, medical attention and wound care are available. Other support services include a geriatric –psych nurse, physical and occupational therapy, licensed independent social workers, specialized care programs and psychiatric support.


The Shapiro-Rudolph Adult Day Health Center accepts MassHealth, Veteran’s Benefits, Aging Service Access Point (ASAP. Private pay and long-term care insurance are also options.

Individual Plans

Tailoring each plan to the specific individual, we engage our participants throughout the day. Here you’ll find socialization activities and services that promote independence and good health. Available options: monitoring vital signs; physical, occupational, and speech therapies; exercise in a state-of-the-art gym; supervision of the activities of daily living.


The day center contracts with a transportation company for wheelchair and ambulatory transportation. Many families provide their own transportation; arrangements can also be made through THE RIDE and other community options.